Falls Church Wells Fargo Bank Robbed Wednesday

May 11, 2016 3:42 PM0 comments

A man robbed a bank in the City of Falls Church Wednesday afternoon, police reported. City of F.C. Police say the suspect, described as a middle eastern man, approximately 25-30 years old, 5’10” tall with beard, eyeglasses, red baseball hat and brown trench coat, robbed the Wells Fargo Bank located at […]

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3 Armed Robbers Hold Up Man at Stratford Motor Lodge Last Friday

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Three masked men robbed a man at gunpoint outside the Stratford Motor Lodge in the City of Falls Church last Friday night, police reported Wednesday. City of Falls Church Police say the three masked suspects, all brandishing handguns, approached the victim, who was staying at the hotel, around 9:45 p.m. […]

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F.C.’s 4 Principals Share Passion For IB Program With School Board

May 10, 2016 10:45 PM0 comments

The embattled Falls Church School Board, tasked with finding almost $1 million in cuts from its FY17 requested budget that resulted from a 4-3 City Council vote last month, Tuesday night heard their school system’s all four principals present an eloquent and impassioned defense of the educational values and effectiveness of the system’s International Baccalaureate program that now runs from kindergarten through the 12 grade.

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Ray Stewart, Founding Partner of F.C. Law Firm, Dies at Age 80

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Ray Clarence Stewart, founding partner of the Falls Church intellectual property law firm Birch Stewart Kolasch Birch, died April 26 at Inova Fairfax Hospital. He had suffered Parkinson’s disease. Stewart, a resident at The Virginian Retirement Community, was predeceased by his wife, Marie Grace Stewart in 2009. Born April 11, […]

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F.C.’s Ted White Reflects on Comics, Sci-Fi and the Little City

May 6, 2016 2:00 PM0 comments

Falls Church native Ted White was born in 1938, the same year that what’s called The Golden Age of Comic Books began. He said that when he was a child he and his friends used to pass around comic books of the day, sometimes to the point where they would […]

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Detectives Investigate Theft at F.C. Burlington Coat Factory

May 5, 2016 1:20 PM0 comments

Detectives from the Mason District of the Fairfax County Police Department are investigating a larceny that occurred on Thursday, March 24 at around 8:39 p.m. at the Burlington Coat Factory in Falls Church’s Seven Corners. According to police, a patron of the store placed her purse in her shopping cart and was […]

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2 Candidates Vie for GOP 8th District Nod

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At their Eighth District convention this Saturday, Republicans will choose between two candidates for a nominee to run against incumbent first term Democrat Don Beyer for the 8th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives: Charles Hernick, 34, an economist and environmental consultant, and Michael Webb, 50, a former […]

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23 Students Nominated for F.C. Boards & Commissions

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A Falls Church Citizens for a Better City (CBC) led initiative to encourage high school students to apply to serve as student volunteer members of the City’s various boards, commissions and civic groups has yielded a second year’s crop of promising public servants. The final decision will be in the […]

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City of Falls Church Gets Its Day In Front of 200 Developers

May 4, 2016 10:51 PM0 comments

In case anyone didn’t already know, developer Todd Hitt of Kiddar Capital, who has three major real estate development projects going on in the City of Falls Church right now, made plain his passion for Falls Church to the over 200 sets of intently focused real estate developer eyes that […]

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Angry Parents Assail F.C. School Board Mulling $1 Million in Cuts

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A standing-room-only throng of parents and teachers in the Council chambers at the Falls Church City Hall Tuesday night vented anger and frustration at the Falls Church School Board, assailing the choices the board was faced with and initially made in the first hours after the F.C. City Council cut […]

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